blogger writes, "5th grade teachers - This read aloud is a MUST!! It tells of the true story of Pocahontas. It goes along great with our social studies curriculum and is fun and interesting for students to listen to. I will be reading this for my second read aloud of the year (and it will be my 6th year of reading it aloud to my students - even I love it!)"
Captain John Thomas Rolfe (May 6, 1585-1622) one of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia. Spouse: Jane Pierce (m. 1619), Pocahontas (m. 1614–1617) Children: Thomas Rolfe, Elizabeth Rolfe
Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian notable for her association with the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia. Pocahontas was the daughter of Powhatan, the paramount chief of a netwo
A Pocahontas statue, by William Ordway Partridge, was erected in Jamestown, Virginia in 1922. According to John Smith's 1624 Geneall Historie of Virginia, he was laid across a stone and was about to be executed, when Pocahontas threw herself across his body.